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August 16, 2017 12:26 AM 'Frankenstein dinosaur' mystery solved

Scientists have solved the puzzle of the so-called "Frankenstein dinosaur", which seems to consist of body parts from unrelated species. A new study suggests that it is in fact the missing link between plant-eating dinosaurs, such as Stegosaurus, and carnivorous dinosaurs, like T. rex. The finding provides fresh insight on the evolution of the group 120

August 13, 2017 3:17 PM Shelvey sees red as Alli fires Spurs

Newcastle - Dele Alli fired Tottenham to a 2-0 victory at Newcastle on Sunday after the England midfielder was involved in the crucial dismissal of Magpies midfielder Jonjo Shelvey. Shelvey was shown a second half red card for deliberately treading on Alli, who was on the ground only yards from referee Andre Marriner. Tottenham capitalised by scoring 51

August 13, 2017 2:17 PM Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger says side will work hard to find spark for Tottenham clash at Wembley

Antonio Rudiger insists Chelsea's players must respond quickly to their collapse against Burnley and be ready for next Sunday's clash with possible title rivals Tottenham. The Blues began the defence of their Premier League crown with a chastening 3-2 defeat at Stamford Bridge that was sparked by the 14th-minute dismissal of captain Gary Cahill for a studs-up 39

August 13, 2017 1:08 PM Namibia berates Moody's over basing downgrade on speculation

WINDHOEK, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- Namibia's President Hage Geingob has said Moody's should not have based its latest rating on the forthcoming ruling Swapo Party elective congress and the national elections scheduled for 2019. Geingob said this when he addressed a closed door Swapo central committee meeting Saturday in Windhoek. Swapo will hold its elective 114

August 12, 2017 11:56 AM Kenya election: Opposition vows to overturn 'sham' election

Kenya's opposition has accused the government of "state terror" and vowed to overturn a "sham" result. Senior opposition official James Orengo said they would not go to court to achieve this. He urged people to stay calm and out of harm's way. Mr Orengo alleged that about 100 people including children had been killed by the Kenyan security forces, and their 50

August 12, 2017 11:55 AM Kenya election: Observers back Kenyatta victory

Kenya's main monitoring group has backed the official election result, which gave nearly 55% of the vote to the incumbent, Uhuru Kenyatta. The Elections Observation Group (Elog), which had 8,300 observers, said its tally conformed to the official result. The opposition candidate, Raila Odinga, has rejected the result, calling it a "charade". There has been sporadic 52

August 12, 2017 11:17 AM The Latest: Kenya official sees 9 bodies with gunshot wounds

A mortuary official in Kenya's capital says nine bodies with gunshot wounds have been brought to the Nairobi morgue amid post-election violence. Kenyan security forces patrol at the Kibera area in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday Aug. 12, 2017. Violent demonstrations have erupted in some areas after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared victorious of the presidential 35

August 12, 2017 8:52 AM At least three people are shot dead amid riots and looting in violent protests against the Kenyan President's 'rigged' re-election

At least three people including a nine-year-old boy were killed during protests last night after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of the Kenyan election. The country is on edge after the announcement of the results led to violent demonstrations from supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga, whose claim the vote was rigged prompted 50

August 11, 2017 8:10 PM Kenya election: Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected following Tuesday's vote, election officials say. Mr Kenyatta, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%. After the announcement, Mr Kenyatta called for unity, telling opposition supporters: "I reach out to you... We are all citizens of the same republic" 47

August 11, 2017 5:40 PM The Latest: Kenya opposition calls election a 'charade'

Kenyan opposition official James Orengo calls the country's election process a "charade" and a "disaster" as Kenyans await results from Tuesday's vote. Orengo spoke Friday evening ahead of an expected announcement by the election commission, which has disputed opposition allegations of vote-rigging. It has posted provisional results showing President 40